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Arts + Culture

It’s 20 years for the Hamilton Fringe Festival

The city’s annual unjuried theatre event, running July 17 to 28, attracts works from around the world and close to 20,000 attendees. The Hamilton Fringe Festival will celebrate its 20th birthday with an extended party running July 17 to 28 that will feature nearly 50 shows across all…
Arts + Culture

Supercrawl: ‘The Holy Grail of gigs’

The 16th edition of the music and arts festival will bring more than 30 artists to James Street North, including plenty with deep connections to Hamilton. It’s no exaggeration to say that Supercrawl has become synonymous with this city.  The September weekend of music and art has brought…
Arts + Culture

Turn up the music

Music education can enhance brain function and development, and as neuroscience research shows, has a long list of positive benefits for young people. Yet, music (and the arts) has been relegated to the back of the line of what is and is not important to teach today. Human…
Food + Drink

The sweet arrival of Craig’s Cookies

The beloved Toronto bakery is opening locations in Hamilton and Burlington this summer, bringing its vast flavour selection and out and proud approach to Locke and Brant streets. Locke Street is about to get a lot sweeter. In July, the neighbourhood’s beloved Donut Monster and Bitten will…
Arts + Culture

Rising above the noise

Auteur Research provides a range of services to hundreds of established bands and up-and-coming musical acts to help them climb to the top of the algorithmic stew and get noticed. As the name implies, research is at the heart of it all. Company: Auteur Research Founder:…
Food + Drink

Eat your veggies!

It’s clear that vegetarian and vegan eating is on the rise, with a growing number of committed plant-based eaters and more people looking to eat plant-based more often.  Whether you’re a long-term plant-based eater, just “getting your feet wet” with vegetarian options, or looking to try something new,…
Arts + Culture

HAMILTON READS

Let’s talk about sex, baby, and also long hikes in the woods, a town that’s lost its way and the unthinkable things that untether a grieving woman. Check out these works by local authors. What better way is there to spend the extra daylight hours of late spring…
Food + Drink

ON THE MENU: WHAT’S OPENED AND CLOSED ON THE LOCAL RESTAURANT SCENE

Here's a list of what has come, gone and changed in Hamilton and Burlington in June. Launched & opening soon Best of Bengal (215 King St. E., Hamilton) Serving South Asian cuisine including Bengali, Indian, Chinese Hakka and more, with a daily all you can eat buffet starting…

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Food + Drink

The sweet arrival of Craig’s Cookies

The beloved Toronto bakery is opening locations in Hamilton and Burlington this summer, bringing its vast flavour selection and out and proud approach to Locke and Brant streets. Locke Street is about to get a lot sweeter. In July, the neighbourhood’s beloved Donut Monster and Bitten will…
Arts + Culture

Turn up the music

Music education can enhance brain function and development, and as neuroscience research shows, has a long list of positive benefits for young people. Yet, music (and the arts) has been relegated to the back of the line of what is and is not important to teach today. Human…
Made in Hamilton

150 years of the HSR

Hamilton’s transit agency began to roll in 1874 with six streetcars, 22 horses and three-quarter miles of track. It now oversees a fleet of 308 buses carrying an average of 55,000 people each day. It’s pretty incredible to reflect that as we undertake to build an electrified light-rail…
Arts + Culture

Rising above the noise

Auteur Research provides a range of services to hundreds of established bands and up-and-coming musical acts to help them climb to the top of the algorithmic stew and get noticed. As the name implies, research is at the heart of it all. Company: Auteur Research Founder:…
Food + Drink

Eat your veggies!

It’s clear that vegetarian and vegan eating is on the rise, with a growing number of committed plant-based eaters and more people looking to eat plant-based more often.  Whether you’re a long-term plant-based eater, just “getting your feet wet” with vegetarian options, or looking to try something new,…
Arts + Culture

Yes, we think you can dance

At the award-winning Not Just Another Dance Studio, learning the steps is just one part of the success story. A steady stream of parents file through the entrance of a building on Upper James. They’re trying to catch up to their kids, who are all dressed in a…
Food + Drink

ON THE MENU: WHAT’S OPENED AND CLOSED ON THE LOCAL RESTAURANT SCENE

Here's a list of what has come, gone and changed in Hamilton and Burlington in June. Launched & opening soon Best of Bengal (215 King St. E., Hamilton) Serving South Asian cuisine including Bengali, Indian, Chinese Hakka and more, with a daily all you can eat buffet starting…
Arts + Culture

HAMILTON READS

Let’s talk about sex, baby, and also long hikes in the woods, a town that’s lost its way and the unthinkable things that untether a grieving woman. Check out these works by local authors. What better way is there to spend the extra daylight hours of late spring…